Careers in History

A history major is actually very good training for a wide variety of careers. Below are some links with information on such careers. Please also see the links, further down, to various historical organizations.

Historical Organizations, Associations, and Societies 

Below is a list of more specialized historical organizations, and you can find links to these and many others by clicking on this link, below:  

Historical Societies - Extensive List (on the AHA website)

Examples of some of the specialized historical organizations to find through the link, above:

  • American Society for Environmental History
  • Association for the Study of African American Life and History
  • Committee on Gay, Bisexual, Transgender History
  • Conference on Asian History
  • Conference on Latin American History
  • Coordinating Council for Women in History
  • Film & History
  • Immigration and Ethnic History Society
  • Labor and Working Class History Association
  • National Council on Public History 
  • Oral History Association
  • Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations
  • Western Association of Women Historians
  • Western History Association
  • World History Association
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